How to get rid of tan lines with baking soda & lemons

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How to get rid of tan lines with baking soda & lemons
Lemons are an inexpensive way to reduce tan lines. (Thinkstock/Comstock/Getty Images)

Basking in the sun can be a true delight, however, tan lines are almost inevitable. There are many ways to get rid of tan lines, including using baking soda and lemons. Both of these substances work by exfoliating the skin to reveal new, lighter skin cells.This will reduce tan lines considerably and the exfoliation can be accomplished in minutes.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • 1 to 2 lemons
  • 1 cup baking Soda

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Instructions

    Baking Soda

  1. 1

    Mix one cup of baking soda with half a cup of water.

  2. 2

    Wet the tan line area with water.

  3. 3

    Rub in the baking soda mixture, using circular motions.

  4. 4

    Rinse the area with water.

    Lemons

  1. 1

    Cut the lemon in half.

  2. 2

    Rub the tan line area with the inside half of the lemon for 1 to 2 minutes.

  3. 3

    Rinse the area with water.

Tips and warnings

  • If you have sensitive skin, test a small area before applying baking soda or lemons.

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